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Martin Vasquez set to be Klinsmann's No. 1 assistant
Soccer by Ives, August 30th, 2011 12:42PM

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Jurgen Klinsmann plans on naming Martin Vasquez his first assistant, reports Adam Serrano. Vasquez, the former Chivas USA head coach who served as Klinsmann's assistant at Bayern Munich, will play a role similar to the role Joachim Loew played for Klinsmann during his time at the helm of the German national team.

Vasquez is not yet under contract with U.S. Soccer, but a team official states that discussions are pending. Vasquez will simply be Klinsmann's first assistant on an interim basis until a contract is finalized, with Klinsmann also revealing that there will be full-time head coaches hired to handle the Olympic and Under-20 teams.

"Martin Vasquez will play that (first assistant) role for me, he's got an exceptional amount of talent and qualities that are perfectly suited for his role here," said Klinsmann. "He knows the American landscape inside out and is connected well within the Mexican market, he has knowledge of coaching teams on and off the field.

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